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- UK [ədˈvaɪz] / US
Word forms "advise":
present tense I/you/we/they advise he/she/it advises present participle advising past tense advised past participle advised1)a) to give your opinion to someone about the best thing to do in a particular situationadvise someone to do something:
I'm afraid I'm not able to advise you.
Her doctor advised her to rest.advise someone against something:
Students are advised to read all the questions carefully.advise someone that:
Police are advising the public against travelling in the fog.advise that:
The bank advised us that we should increase our insurance cover.strongly advise:
Experts advise that sunscreen should be reapplied on an hourly basis.
I strongly advise you to reject the offer.b) to give people advice, especially as your jobadvise someone on/about something:
Our team of legal experts will be pleased to help and advise you.advise someone what/where/how/when:
His job is to advise the government on public health issues.advise on something:
She advises clients where to invest their money.
He was called in to advise on the use of computers in the classroom.2) formal to tell someone facts or information that they need to knowadvise that:
The committee will advise all applicants of its decision by 30 June.
The letter advised that the time of the meeting had changed.•
someone would be well/better advised to do something— formal used for saying what someone should definitely do
He would be well advised to practise a bit harder before the next game.See:
English dictionary. 2014.